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Jaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jaux in Oise

Photo is of Compiegne at 5 km from Jaux

Visit Jaux: highlights and tourist information

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Jaux is situated in the Oise department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Compiegne at 5 km and Morienval abbey at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jaux, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Jaux in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Compiegne

Compiegne

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

See Morienval abbey guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 15 km (direction east)

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern...

See Pierrefonds guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-east)

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
 
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Senlis

Senlis

at 24 km (direction south-west)

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis...

See Senlis guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 27 km (direction north-east)

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the...

See Noyon guide
Ermenonville

Ermenonville

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come...

See Ermenonville guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries,...

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best...

See Chantilly guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to...

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 40 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking...

See Soissons guide
Meaux

Meaux

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter...

See Meaux guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

at 49 km (direction west)

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated)...

See Beauvais guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the French kings are...

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Oise

Map of places to visit near Jaux

 
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Markets in and near Jaux

  • Lacroix-Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (4km)
  • Compiegne: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (13km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (17km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

Hotels near Jaux

More information about Jaux, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Jaux, France

What to do at Jaux? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Jaux.

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (5km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (13km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (27km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (32km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (39km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (53km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (5km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (21km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (24km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (24km)
  • Potager des Princes (30km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (31km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Compiègne (7km)
  • Mont Ganelon (10km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (15km)
  • Foret d'Halette (20km)
  • Foret de Retz (27km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (28km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (31km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (33km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (36km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jaux is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Jaux is 66 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jaux

Canton: Compiègne-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Compiègne

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60880

Distance to Jaux

from Beauvais (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 66 km

from Calais: 186 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 565 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Jaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armancourt, Canly, Compiegne, Jonquieres, Lacroix-Saint-Ouen, Le Fayel, Le Meux, Longueil-Sainte-Marie, Margny-les-Compiegne, Remy, Rivecourt and Venette.

This page in French: Visiter Jaux

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